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Synonyms for mistress
ˈmɪs trɪsmis·tress

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  1. mistressnoun

    comaré, fancy woman, head, bit on the side, schoolmarm, leader, goomah, boss

  2. mistressnoun

    a woman, specifically one with control, authority or ownership

    She was the mistress of the mansion, and owned the horses.

    comaré, schoolmarm, leader, boss, fancy woman, bit on the side, goomah, head

  3. mistressnoun

    a female teacher

    games mistress

    leader, boss, goomah, fancy woman, bit on the side, head, comaré, schoolmarm

  4. mistressnoun

    a female partner in an extramarital relationship, generally including sexual relations.

    bit on the side, leader, schoolmarm, goomah, boss, fancy woman, comaré, head

  5. mistressnoun

    a dominatrix

    comaré, head, boss, goomah, bit on the side, schoolmarm, fancy woman, leader

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mistress, kept woman, fancy womannoun

    an adulterous woman; a woman who has an ongoing extramarital sexual relationship with a man

    cocotte, lady of pleasure, working girl, fancy woman, prostitute, whore, woman of the street, cyprian, schoolmistress, kept woman, sporting lady, tart, bawd, schoolmarm, harlot, schoolma'am

  2. schoolmarm, schoolma'am, schoolmistress, mistressnoun

    a woman schoolteacher (especially one regarded as strict)

    schoolma'am, schoolmistress, schoolmarm, fancy woman, kept woman

  3. mistressnoun

    a woman master who directs the work of others

    schoolmarm, schoolmistress, schoolma'am, fancy woman, kept woman

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mistressnoun

    female head, female sovereign

  2. mistressnoun

    instructress, female teacher

  3. mistressnoun

    sweetheart, flame, doxy

  4. mistressnoun

    concubine, paramour

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mistressnoun

    matron, superior, sweetheart, flame, dulcinea, ladylove, amaryllis, paramour, concubine, demirep, lorette, delilah, phryne, corotte

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "mistress":

    lover, domina, master, teacher, concubine, lady, affair

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How to use mistress in a sentence?

  1. Henri De Regnier:

    It is well to write love letters. There are certain things for which it is not easy to ask your mistress face to face, like money for instance.

  2. Manisha Koirala:

    I refuse to be a doormat to any man. I will never allow anyone to push me around. I am my own mistress.

  3. Ambrose Bierce:

    Marriage: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two.

  4. unknown:

    You will not find the warrior, the poet, the philosopher or the Christian by staring into his eyes as if he were your mistress: better fight beside him, read with him, argue with him, pray with him.

  5. Charles Caleb Colton:

    Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its mazes and meanderings, but leads none of us by the same route.

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